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Occupational Employment Statistics


37-2012 Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners

Perform any combination of light cleaning duties to maintain private households or commercial establishments, such as hotels and hospitals, in a clean and orderly manner. Duties may include making beds, replenishing linens, cleaning rooms and halls, and vacuuming.

Geography Click link for Career Profile EmploymentEmp SE*Percentiles
Northeast Minnesota 1,34079$16.49/hr$14.01/hr$14.62/hr$16.16/hr$17.48/hr$20.93/hr

IndustryOES Employment (Statewide)OES Median Wage (Statewide)
Trade, Transportation and UtilitiesN/AN/A
Financial Activities510$20.74/hr
Professional and Business Services1,400$18.16/hr
Education and Health Services5,110$18.38/hr
Leisure and Hospitality6,220$16.47/hr
Other Services160$18.77/hr
Public Administration130$17.17/hr
Geography Click link for details EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2020-2030
Mankato-North Mankato MN MSA 200$16.52/hrN/A
Grand Forks ND-MN MSA 400$15.79/hrN/A
La Crosse WI-MN MSA 450$15.83/hrN/A
Northeast Balance of State 550$16.30/hrN/A
St Cloud MN MSA 580$15.69/hrN/A
Southwest Balance of State 700$16.50/hrN/A
Southwest Minnesota 780$16.48/hr4.3%
Southeast Balance of State 820$16.48/hrN/A
Rochester MN MSA 950$17.13/hrN/A
Fargo ND-MN MSA 1,010$16.63/hrN/A
Duluth MN-WI MSA 1,020$15.93/hrN/A
Northeast Minnesota 1,340$16.16/hr9.3%
Central Minnesota 1,400$16.69/hr4.9%
Southeast Minnesota 1,620$16.94/hr5.2%
Northwest Balance of State 1,650$16.08/hrN/A
Northwest Minnesota 1,820$16.33/hr7.7%
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 6,460$18.09/hr3.7%
Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington MN-WI MSA 7,130$18.06/hrN/A
Minnesota 13,560$17.39/hr4.9%

Occupations Click link for details EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2020-2030
Dining Room and Cafeteria Attendants and Bartender Helpers 6,590$14.19/hr22.9%
Food Preparation Workers 18,860$16.75/hr-4.4%
Waiters and Waitresses 38,760$11.82/hr17.4%

  • Assign duties to other staff and give instructions regarding work methods and routines.
  • Observe precautions required to protect hotel and guest property and report damage, theft, and found articles to supervisors.
  • Remove debris from driveways, garages, and swimming pool areas.
  • Clean rooms, hallways, lobbies, lounges, restrooms, corridors, elevators, stairways, locker rooms, and other work areas so that health standards are met.
  • Hang draperies and dust window blinds.
  • Answer telephones and doorbells.
  • Dust and polish furniture and equipment.
  • Disinfect equipment and supplies, using germicides or steam-operated sterilizers.
  • Keep storage areas and carts well-stocked, clean, and tidy.
  • Replenish supplies, such as drinking glasses, linens, writing supplies, and bathroom items.